Staff

Chip Moseley, MPT, OCS, CSCS: Co-Owner, Lead Therapist

Chip earned his Masters in Physical Therapy and a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chip is one of few Board Certified Orthopedic Specialists in Physical Therapy in North Carolina. In addition, he has a specialty in strength and conditioning. His education has continued through hundreds of hours of continuing education in Biomechanics of movement and manual therapy.  Chip has been with Total Motion PT for almost two decades, teaching and changing lives with TMR.  While Tom Dalonzo-Baker is the creator of our technique Total Motion Release (TMR), Chip was the co-architect, there from the beginning, and #2 in the process of creating this tool which is now nationally renowned for its ability to fix pains and teach each patient how to fix their own pains.

Chip has major enthusiasm when it comes to his work as a Physical Therapist. He finds much joy in finding relief to patient’s aches and pains. Each patient is a new and exciting puzzle for Chip, who happens to be excellent at solving any puzzle placed in front of him. He has an immense love of the Lord and Physical Therapy, both which show on a daily basis.

Chip, his wife Nancy and their five children; Chase, Molly, Jaxon, and identical twin boys Brad and James live in Rolesville.

Deanna Merritt: Co-Owner, Office Manager 

Deanna keeps all the daily activities of Total Motion Physical Therapy running smoothly. Her responsibilities are wide and varied but her number one priority is to ensure that the patients receive the highest quality of care. Deanna has been in the medical field for many years and her background was predominantly in Insurance/Billing and Collections. She now facilitates multiple duties within the company and wears many hats.

Deanna is here to assist with all the aspects of a patient’s physical therapy experience and looks forward to the results they will obtain with our TMR Program! If you find that we are not meeting your expectations, please let her know and she will gladly address any questions or concerns that might arise. Just as well, she loves to hear about a patient’s results and any compliments or praises about our clinic and staff are always appreciated!

Deanna resides in Raleigh with her son Gabriel and four legged children, Banjo & Charlie. One of her favorite things to do is sit on the back deck listening to music and being outdoors. She also enjoys going to concerts, loud children, a good book, cooking new recipes, sitting by a campfire and spending time with her family and close friends.

Prachi Patel, PTA 

Prachi graduated with her bachelor's degree in biology from George Mason University in 2016 and then later went back to Delaware Technical Community College to achieve her associate's degree for Physical Therapy Assistant Program in 2019. Prachi knew she wanted to give back to the community and help those in need but didn't know how. As she was going through school, she started to shadow all the medical occupations but from all the observations. What drew her into the physical therapy field is her passion to help and see the progress a patient makes with working towards a goal and helping them return back to playing their favorite sport or their favorite hobby or being able to relieve their pain.

Besides being a recent graduate, Prachi also got married and moved down to Raleigh from Delaware in the end May 2019. Prachi and her husband Kevan love to travel the world and sightsee places whenever possible! One of their favorite things to do on the weekend's when not traveling is binge watching their favorite shows on Netflix!

Tamara Erdman, Front Desk Receptionist/Patient Care Coordinator 

Tamara graduated from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS with a Bachelor of Exercise Science in 2014. She has years of experience in a Physical Therapy practice setting and is excellent at juggling multiple tasks at a time. Tamara handles everything from answering phones and patient scheduling, to tracking insurance authorizations and maintaining referrals, and various other tasks in between. She also dedicates a great deal of time organizing and handling various workshops that we offer. She takes her role and patient care very seriously and you can bet you'll always be greeted with her awesome smile and warm, friendly attitude.

Tamara was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. She relocated to Raleigh in 2019 to be with her boyfriend, David and experience a new change in life. She has two dogs, Baby Kakes and Jaxx. Outside of Total Motion PT, Tamara enjoys spending time outside (especially in the sun), working out, cooking, crafting, putting together puzzles, and playing board games.